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Places to Paint: Linda Blondheim in Florida

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Where words don’t seem adequate, a painting finds ways of communicating to the soul through color and shadow. In the...

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Midsummer’s Eve

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One of the pleasures I have had at Fair Oaks was sharing Midsummer’s Eve with Faye Miles, and reading excerpts...

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“Stream-of-consciousness” meditation on trees at Fair Oaks

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The name Fair Oaks is apropos to this place whose majestic Live oaks bear drapery of Spanish Moss waving languidly...

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Summer at Fair Oaks

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Just a few pictures taken at Fair Oaks this past summer. Some more pictures are coming soon!

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Simply enjoy…

Once here, you are sure to enjoy Fair Oaks… in your very own way. This place seems to be so...

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Dedication at the Plantation

In the Spring of 2009, Matt Kavanaugh, a Fair Oaks friend and alumnus, suggested a bat house for the Farm....

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You will be missed…

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Our hearts have been filled with so much sadness and grief since our beloved Joy passed away on February 14,...

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Planting Days 2011

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On February 11 through 13, we enlisted friends new and old for a major native planting at Fair Oaks. Tyler...

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Some pictures from the past

As the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” These photographs of Fair Oaks were taken a few...

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Where the colorful flower grows…

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Beautiful flowers have been a muse of many artists and poets! Given here is a beautiful flower poem by Rick...

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2011 Centerpoint Christian Fellowship Hoedown

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Chili Cook-off, games, square dance demonstration, craft activity for the kids, music, hayride, etc. For entire church family and...

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2011 Hoedown Gator Wesley Foundation

This year the Annual Fall Festival Thanksgiving Event was held on November 18, 2011. It was a full Thanksgiving dinner...

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Scalloping | Bird Island 2011

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Luis, Mark, Rick and Sebastian took a boys’ weekend trip to Bird Island a couple weeks ago. They said they...

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Evinston Paint Out

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(April 11-16, 2011) Hosted By the Wood & Swink Preservation Society (All Proceeds Are Used to Restore and Protect the...

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The Sprit of Fair Oaks

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On a beautiful February day in 2011, we opened a surprise shiny gold wrapped package from Diana Kavanaugh.. It contained...

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The Teeter-Totter

A great childhood memory reborn.

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2010 Centerpoint Christian Fellowship Hoedown

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“Swing, swing that pretty little thing. All join hands in one little ring.” This year’s Hoedown was yet another successful...

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The first time I had the pleasure of visiting Fair Oaks…

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The first time I had the pleasure of visiting Fair Oaks, I knew it as “the ranch” and it was...

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The Giant Magnolia is Gone

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The lightning bolt that struck her nine years ago could not have imagined that she could survive it. Looking at...

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Meet Shane!

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Due to the miracles of the computer age, I was able to fall in love with Shane when he was...

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